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Cronkite Night at the Movies

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:00pm

“The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers”

In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a high-level Pentagon official and Vietnam War strategist,shook America to its foundations when he smuggled a top-secret Pentagon study to The New York Times that showed how five presidents consistently lied to the American people about the Vietnam War that was killing millions and tearing America apart. (2009)

Introduced by Leonard Downie Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism

First Amendment Forum
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
555 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004